Mike Alexander mta at
Tue Sep 15 17:05:27 PDT 2009

--On September 15, 2009 4:01:43 PM -0700 Toby Peterson 
<toby at> wrote:

> For the few ports that actually care, only --build makes any sense. We
> don't support cross-compiling, and very few configure scripts get it
> right anyway.

I think Jack's point is that in 10.6 on a 32 bit kernel you effectively 
are cross-compiling whether you want to or not.  You're building 64 bit 
binaries on a system that claims to be a 32 bit system.  That seems 
like cross-compiling to me.  Am I misunderstanding something?


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